21 Staircase Stone Tread Design Photos And Ideas

“The stone walls, steps, and pathways provide a wonderful warmth and contextual appropriateness to the rugged Northern Minnesota setting,” says founder David Salmela.
A staircase leads up to private areas.
The pillars are built of Douglas fir, while the sturdy footings are made from aircraft aluminum.
mini kitchen
The stair treads are structural steel clad in stone over a steel plate stringer created by West Edge Metals.
The entranceway with a stairs that leads to the apartment.
The midcentury light fixtures blend well with the original slate floors and woodwork.
The stone walls were built without any mortar holding them together, a historic technique that few masons use today.
The Lofthaven tree house by ArtisTree
The mahogany-paneled vestibule features gently angled stairs that rise to the living area, which boasts an impressive atrium.
Existing wooden stair transformed into a steel/cement plate stair

Whether grand and sweeping, rendered in wood, or a minimalist arrangment of metal and glass, the modern staircase is an example of literally elevated design. With its strong, geometric shape and functional importance, a masterful staircase can serve as the centerpiece of a building. Below are some notable examples of staircases that refuse to be ignored, and the creative tread and railing decisions that comprise them.